04/27/08 63 W, 2 I - + 21 - 11 Super Hose Truck

Random browsing of Japanese fire sites yields this monster, found on www.rescue-119.com. Giant hose tender? Special pumping engine? Web translator provides a few details. Mitsubishi engine. 10,000 liter tank. 100 liter pumpers, plural. 100 liters of Class A foam. Can also be utilized to supply potable water after an earthquake or during water shortage. Guess it's a tanker. Click to enlarge:

with built in water filtration from what i can make out – have you noticed that none of their vehicles have chevrons on their rear ends?
corner hydrant - 04/27/08 - 23:26

look! its even got fold-out steps so they can reach the top of the compartment!!
JDH (Email) - 04/28/08 - 10:17

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